Comic-Con, AMC and NBC Distance Themselves from Chris Hardwick

Comic-Con, AMC and NBC Distance Themselves from Chris Hardwick

Reaction to the abuse allegations against Chris Hardwick have been swift and thorough. In a statement, AMC declared “We take the troubling allegations that surfaced yesterday very seriously. While we assess the situation, ‘Talking with Chris Hardwick’ will not air on AMC, and Chris has decided to step aside from

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They Remain Offers Lasting Weirdness

They Remain Offers Lasting Weirdness

  They Remain is an unusual horror movie in that it is not actually horrific. Instead it is creepy, and quiet, and very, very weird. Considering it’s source material is Laird Barron’s short story “–30–”, I’d be disappointed if it weren’t.  This is a slow, meandering movie that seems to

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Cargo Almost Pulls its Own Weight

Cargo Almost Pulls its Own Weight

  Cargo begins with so much potential. A zombie plague. A family struggling to survive. The wilds of rural Australia. A top-notch cast to bring it to life. It packs a real emotional punch inside a small story. And then…it loses momentum and falls back on several common stereotypes and

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Benedict Cumberbatch Saves Delivery Person from Muggers

Benedict Cumberbatch Saves Delivery Person from Muggers

ICYMI, Benedict Cumberbatch has become a real-life crimestopper. Not content to just play a hero, like Sherlock or Doctor Strange, Cumberbatch stopped a bicycle delivery driver from being mugged. The actor was traveling by Uber through London when he witnessed the assault begin. He jumped out of the car and

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Marvel Comics Announces Return of Wolverine

Marvel Comics Announces Return of Wolverine

The five-issue series Return of Wolverine has been officially announced by Marvel Comics. It will be the final chapter of Charles Soule’s Wolverine event series trilogy, which began with Death of Wolverine and continued in Hunt for Wolverine. According to Soule, “Wolverine’s body has been missing. The entire Marvel Universe has been

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Brian De Palma Screenplay Makes Harvey Weinstein the Monster

Brian De Palma Screenplay Makes Harvey Weinstein the Monster

Brian De Palma, the director who gave us Carrie, Scarface, and Mission: Impossible, is working on a new horror movie. This one will be about Harvey Weinstein. De Palma admits that he heard the stories about Weinstein, and knows many of the people involved. But of his forthcoming screenplay, he

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Read This: Figures Unseen

Read This: Figures Unseen

Figures Unseen: Selected Stories, the latest collection by Steve Rasnic Tem, is a master-class in weird fiction. The circumstances in these thirty five stories are disturbingly familiar, the settings uncomfortably domestic. Tem’s flawed and damaged characters struggle to hold on to some semblance of normalcy as their lives come apart.

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Oldest Known Lizard Found In Italy

Oldest Known Lizard Found In Italy

Megachirella wachtleri, a chameleon-sized reptile that lived 240 million years ago, was discovered in the Dolomites region of Italy about twenty years ago and promptly misclassified as another species. But recent studies of the tiny lizard fossil have revealed that it is not only a different animal—but one that existed

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The Expanse to Continue on Amazon Prime

The Expanse to Continue on Amazon Prime

ICYMI, The Expanse will indeed go on. Amazon has picked up the recently cancelled SYFY fan-favorite for a fourth season. The Expanse is widely considered one of the best science fiction shows out there, and Amazon already owns the SVOD rights to the series. Alcon Entertainment will continue to produce

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Atari Co-Founder Ted Dabney Has Died

Atari Co-Founder Ted Dabney Has Died

Samuel “Ted” Dabney, co-founder of Atari, has died. He was 81. Dabney and his friend Nolan Bushnell launched Atari in 1972 with the game Computer Space, on a physical game unit Dabney created from television components rather than pricey computer parts. Dabney and Bushnell parlayed what they learned from their

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